Calendar of Events

Each month, we present a program of interest to our members and their guests. This page contains a list of upcoming programs including the speaker, topic, and sponsor(s). For more information about any program or to suggest a topic that might be of interest to our members, please contact Michael Oppedahl at 828-3918. Each attendee must RSVP online at least one week prior to the next scheduled meeting.

Sponsorship Information: One or two sponsors provide lunch for approximately 60 people and are allowed 10 minutes to talk about their agency / business (5 minutes each if there are two sponsors). If you are interested in being a lunch sponsor, please contact our Speakers Committee via email at .

Speaker Information: One or more speakers present "generic" information about a topic for approximately 45 minutes. Speakers do not promote their own services or products.

NOTE: Luncheon meetings are open to members only. If you would like to attend as a guest please call any board member or e-mail .

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October 16, 2014

Deane Waldman, MD


Deane Waldman, MD

Deane Waldman, MD, is Chief of Cardiology (Pediatrics) at the University of New Mexico Hospital and a member of the NM Health Insurance Exchange.


Healthcare Is A Critical Patient – ACA Is Malpractice, Not Good Rx

Sure to be controversial, Dr. Deane starts by explaining that Healthcare is a critically ill patient, not a broken machine. He then lists patient Healthcare’s signs and symptoms. ACA is the treatment that Washington doctors have chosen. We examine what their therapy (ACA) IS and what is DOES to our patients. Dr. Deane ends by identifying what is really wrong with patient Healthcare: cancer.


BeeHive Homes & Ravenna Assisted Living

November 20, 2014

December 4, 2014

January 15, 2015

February 19, 2015

March 19, 2015

April 16, 2015

May 21, 2015